Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien

Originally uploaded by HansBaer.

Today the Nobel Peace Prize was announced. You can read everything else in the news 🙂

Fortunately at least two categories didn’t go to Americans.

Maybe this situation is going to change now. Germany has chosen among its universities 3 “elite” universities which are specially subsidised. And my former university, the University of Karlsruhe, is one of them.

So, as an ex-Ivy-League student, I post this nice photo of the room in front of the press conference room in the Royal Academy of Sciences. It is a panoramic shot, thus the small mistakes at some points.